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Cambridge Carl Zeiss competition gallery

2010-07-15 07:12:20 GMT2010-07-15 15:12:20 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

This image of a flame struggling for existence milliseconds before it is snuffed out by a blast of cold air has won a scientist a top award. (Photo Source: sci.sina.com)

Second prize was awarded to Ivor Day's photo, Turbine Wheel, taken while investigating flow irregularities on a set of turbine blades. (Photo Source: sci.sina.com)

Crystalline Entity, awarded third prize, shows a incredible spiked star-shaped zinc oxide crystal embedded in a golden mesh made of amorphous carbon. (Photo Source: sci.sina.com)

Christoph Meier's Tiny Canyon gained fourth place in the competition, which displays the teaching and research that takes places within the Engineering department (Photo Source: sci.sina.com)

Other entries include microscopic images, some covering materials only nanometres in length and invisible to the naked eye, such as extreme close-ups of human bone cells. (Photo Source: sci.sina.com)

This image of a flame struggling for existence milliseconds before it is snuffed out by a blast of cold air has won a scientist a top award.

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